More space for human dignity

More space for human dignity

Arkivet – Centre for peace and human rights opens to the public on February 1, 2018.

More space for human dignity
Visiting - Arkivet:

The exhibition closes from 4 December. We welcome everyone to a new center and a refreshed exhibition from February 1, 2018.

Our exhibitions:

The history from Arkivet – Centre for peace and human rights is conveyed through our permanent exhibition, temporary and virtual exhibitions. The exhibitions open to the Public on February 1, 2018.

Crimescene and memorial:

Arkivet is located in the former state archives in Kristiansand. During the Second World War the building was the headquarters of Gestapo in southern Norway. In Nazi service, the building became a symbol of torture and contempt for human dignity. Today the house is filled with activies to contribute to a society with greater human dignity, based on freedom and democracy.

PLATTFORM - Norwegian Institute for the Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

PLATTFORM – Norwegian Institute for the Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism is a unique interdisciplinary environment, consisting of an intermunicipal advising post, representing 30 municipalities in Agder, an analyst/researcher and Agder Police District. There are several individuals and institutions connected to Plattform, with a common focus on preventive work. The research strengthens the preventive work through process research, knowledge of phenomenons, analysis and consultation.

Centre for the History of Seafarers at War

Stiftelsen Arkivet received funds in 2016 to establish a Centre for the History of Seafarers at War and to establish/run the new War Sailor Register. The Centre will also research, document and convey this important piece of our history

Foreign Seafarers Remembered

Bjørn Tore Rosendahl (red.)

Foreign Seafarers Remembered

Alf, a child of war who held on to hope

Kirsten Sødal

Alf, a child of war who held on to hope

A book about growing up i a country at war. It's about fear and uncertainty, but also about solidarity and the importance of never losing hope.

"The one who is your enemy, is really a friend waiting to be made."
Desmond Tutu

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